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Jeremy Bentham

The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 7: January 1802 to December 1808

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Editor’s Notepg 574Editor’s Note2015To Aaron Burr14 November 1808 (Aet 60)

Q.S.P., Thursday, Nov. 14, 1808.

Dr. Roget,2 an intelligent physician, a nephew of Romilly, dines with me to-morrow (Friday), so, therefore, must you. I expect you, if in the course of the day I hear nothing from you to the contrary.3

J. Bentham.

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2015. 1 Davis, i. 88.
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2 Peter Mark Roget (1779–1869), physician and compiler of Roget's Thésaurus (see Correspondence, vi. 244 n.). His mother, Catherine, was the sister of Sir Samuel Romilly.
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3 Burr wrote under 15 November in his private journal (Bixby, i. 12): 'Evening with Bentham; conversed of tattooing, and how to be made useful; of infancitide; of crimes against Nature, etc., etc.'
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